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Information for Contractors and Vendors

Publication of Record

Our Publication of Record is The Olympian. This is the publication where our bid announcements and other legal notices are posted.

Small Public Works Roster 

Beginning in January, 2015, Thurston County Public Works will begin maintaining our own Small Public Works Roster in accordance with RCW 39.04.155. This roster will be used at the County’s discretion to contract for public works projects under $300,000. To be on the roster, you will need to complete our standard application. The forms are available here .

You may use this link to view the current list of registered contractors, and to see if your company is on the roster prior to registering.

  • Current Contractors with City & State
  • Professional Services On Call List

     Thurston County Public Works is also developing a Professional Services On Call list to allow for contracting for professional services such as engineering and architectural services in accordance with RCW 39.80.040, and for other professional services such as cultural/historical investigation, biological studies, etc. Staff is working on a Request for Qualifications for the on call roster, anticipated to go out by the first of March.  For questions, contact Theresa L. Parsons at 360.867.2330 or Lynn Richard at 360.867.2270

    PLEASE NOTE: All previous roster memberships will be invalid as of January 1, 2015, and you will need to reapply.

     RCW-Small WorksRCW-Pro ServicesRCW Compet Bids <$40K

    Contract Advertising and Awards

    Thurston County Public Works uses the services of Builders Exchange of Washington to post electronic plans and specifications for all  public works projects.

    The Builders Exchange website is the source for obtaining our bid packages, as they are no longer available for purchase at county offices. Plans, specifications, addenda, and plan holders lists are available online at www.bxwa.com. Bidders are encouraged to "Register as a Bidder" on the BXWA website in order to receive automatic email notification of addenda and to be placed on the Bidders List.

    A set of plans and specifications is available for viewing at our office at 9605 Tilley Rd S, Olympia, WA. If you have any problems or concerns with this process please give us a call at (360) 867-2300 and we will be glad to help you through it.


    Notice to Consultants:

    Thurston County Public Works
    Request for Qualifications
    Value Engineering Services

    Thurston County Public Works solicits interest from consultants who wish to be evaluated and considered to provide Value Engineering (VE) Services for the Mullen Rd SE Project between Lacey City Limits and Carpenter Rd SE. VE analysis is a systematic process of reviewing and assessing a project by a multidisciplinary team not directly involved in the planning and development phases of a specific project. VE analysis are conducted early in project development to identify ideas that might reduce cost, refine scope definition, improve design functionality, improve constructability, improve coordination/schedule; and identify other value improvements, including reduced environmental impacts and congestion. The estimated Agreement amount to complete VE services for this project is less than $35,000.

    Thurston County is an equal opportunity employer as required by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 (Public Law 92-261).

    Thurston County in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.

    See this link to view the complete request for qualifications or email piercer@co.thurston.wa.us to request a pdf version.

    Vendor Information

    To be eligible for consideration regarding the providing of products and/or services to Thurston County, a vendor must have applied for and have been approved for admission to the Thurston County Vendor List. Please note that being placed on the Vendor List does not mean that a vendor will be contacted every time a purchase/contract is initiated. A vendor may request to be added to the Vendor List at any time. Once added, a vendor will remain on the Vendor List until the vendor requests to be removed from the list or until the vendor is no longer in business.

    To be added to the Thurston County vendor list, please click here for information or to request an application.

    -Title VI Information-
    Title VI Statement to Public Thurston County Public Works ensures full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by prohibiting discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex in the provision of benefits and services resulting from its federally assisted programs and activities. For questions regarding Thurston County's Title VI Program, you may contact the Department's Title VI Coordinator at (360) 867-2319.

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